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EmJ's Cafe

814 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1709
+1 610-644-8275
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
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814 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1709
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I brought our granddaughter to EMJ'S last Sunday for breakfast. We have taken our family, as well, several times during the past year and will be going here again this Sunday, Mother's Day. This restaurant which is owned and operated by John...More

Thank nolan2649
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a good breakfast, close to Valley Forge and we certainly found it at EmJs. It's casual, the food is wonderful, service quick and friendly. We had salmon Florentine eggs Benedict and Almond Joy pancakes. Our server was Courtney and she was...More

Thank JoAnn V
Reviewed 21 March 2017

You can count on EmJ's to provide a good breakfast and a friendly atmosphere. They offer your basic breakfast staples and there are several specials every day. Prices are perhaps a bit on the high-moderate side, and it sometimes gets crowded on the weekend, but...More

Thank TEChace
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This has become our week day spot for friends wanting to linger over breakfast without the feeling we are holding up the waitress or the table! I have also eaten here with a large group in the private room. Always find breakfast to be very...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Food quality always top notch at family prices. Had the omelette with scrapple and the potatoes were unique and flavorful. The potatoes are their specialty but don't ask for the recipe! They feature to specialty organic coffee's with unlimited refills.

Thank John S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Like this place for breakfast. A tad high priced, but very good food. If they could only make better coffee.

Thank beano206
Reviewed 22 December 2016

EmJ's is the perfect place for breakfast and lunch. The tag "Good food, done right" is spot on. Traditional breakfast or something with a twist, you will not be disappointed. Today four of us met for a holiday get together. Two of us had the...More

Thank sallyw547
Reviewed 16 September 2016

EmJ's had a great selection of food and what we ordered was of a good standard. Nice place would recommend to other peopl

Thank AlpinaD3
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have been here several times and it has always been a great little place for breakfast but today it was lacking a bit. The Eggs Benedict has slipped from my first experience. The Hollandaise sauce was like water today. Very thin and did not...More

2  Thank David B
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

So i decided to go back and this was definitely my last time 2 eggs turkey sausage 2 pancakes 16.00 now the food wasn't bad but it definitely wasn't worth 16.00 bucks.

Thank Kevin w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1709
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Berwyn
  • Phone Number: +1 610-644-8275
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Em J's cafe is an independent, family-owned restaurant owned and operated by Emily and John Smith since May, 2011. We feature fresh homemade, made to order food, that caters to a variety of tastes, served in a clean environment. We have a great, hard working staff of people ready to welcome you to our cafe. In addition to John and Emily, you may also run into any of their five children, Christina, Adriana, Hunter, Charlie, and Carmen. So stop by and be a part of their extended food-loving family!